Executing difficult techniques on her snowboard is a never-ending quest for Reira Iwabuchi. The 21-year-old won the women's big air event at the Winter X Games.
Japanese athletes put on quite a show on February 15 in the exciting finals of both the men’s and women's competitions.
Gold medalist Austria saves its best for last in the final round, with Slovenia and Germany placing second and third, respectively.
Reira Iwabuchi placed fifth and compatriot Kokomo Murase earned a 10th-place finish in her Olympic debut.